Twenty-year company veteran Steve Gulick will head Green Rubber's sales efforts, transitioning out of his role as purchasing manager.
by Green Rubber-Kennedy Ag
2.8.2016
11:08am
James Roberts, 57, takes over leadership of Apex after five years serving as CEO of The Chamberlain Group.
by Apex Tool Group
2.8.2016
9:54am
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Mechanical Supply Co. adds more than 50 employees to Sterling Heights, MI-based Macomb, which now has 19 locations across six states.
2.5.2016
12:03pm
Sandusky, OH-based Rockwell Automation and MRO services distributor Brohl & Appell adds about 60 employees to Rexel.
2.5.2016
11:50am
Read HUB Industrial general manager Gabriel Curry's thoughts about what led to the acquisition, and how the first month has been as a part of Applied.
2.5.2016
10:20am
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The Kenosha, WI-based tool maker's healthy Q4 was powered by strong growth in its Tools Group segment, while its Repair Systems & Information segment also had an organic increase.
2.5.2016
9:26am
Effective immediately, former Terex Corp. Chairman and CEO is Kennametal's new president and CEO.
2.4.2016
1:00pm
Partnerships involving familiar ID Big 50 distributors Grainger and MSC Industrial helped lead the news cycle this past week, while Fastenal's January sales report provided an upswing during an otherwise rough period of industrial earnings.
2.4.2016
12:18pm
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ZF TRW's Engineered Fasteners and Components business, which operates 13 facilities globally, had sales of $470 million in 2015.
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2.4.2016
12:13pm
Fastenal's total sales were 7.6 percent higher than December, while its daily sales growth of 3.3 percent snapped a 4-month streak of decline.
2.4.2016
10:53am
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Lake Forest, IL-based Ellis is Wolter Group's eighth acquisition in the last five years, gaining the material handling provider seven employees.
by Wolter Group
2.4.2016
9:32am
Alvin Heat-Block is a compound formulated to eliminate and protect metal against heat damage and discoloration during brazing, soldering, welding, and other procedures.
by Alvin Products, div. of Dampney Company, Inc.
2.4.2016
9:26am
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We're in the middle of quarterly earnings reporting season, and over the past few days a handful of well-known industrial manufacturers posted sales and profit numbers that coincide with the ongoing industrial recession.
2.3.2016
1:16pm
Purchased for $7 million, DMT produces sharpening tools for knives, scissors, chisels, and other cutting tools.
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2.3.2016
1:14pm
E-commerce evolution has presented distributors with the opportunity to target not only businesses but also the individual consumer, introducing the need for new business processes and the challenges that come with them.
by Brent Halverson, President and CEO of ecmarket
2.3.2016
10:59am
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RBC's March 2015 acquisition of Sargent Aerospace & Defense helped increase its aerospace sales 67 percent year-over-year in Q3, while it saw sales decreases in its roller bearings and ball bearings segments.
2.3.2016
10:44am
The numbers included a 30 percent sales drop in Industrial Automation and 14 percent decline in Process Management.
2.2.2016
12:19pm
Anixter's Power Solutions acquisition (from HD Supply) greatly boosted its overall sales, but weakened demand and currency headwinds dragged down the company's bottom line.
2.2.2016
10:59am
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The industrial recession is showing no signs of slowing down, as four of ID’s Big 50 distributors this week posted quarterly sales and profit declines, including Grainger, WESCO International, Airgas, and Applied Industrial Technologies.
2.2.2016
9:50am
The 9,000 square foot facility will serve Grand Forks and northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota.
by Graybar
2.2.2016
9:01am
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The addition enhances Indiana-based LINC's recently-added LINC Supply division and customer base of 22 states.
2.1.2016
4:55pm
The $20 million, 180,000 square foot project will serve as the new production and assembly facility for Atlas Copco’s North American Construction Technique division.
by Atlas Copco
2.1.2016
3:57pm
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Through mscdirect.com, MSC will offer easy search, order and delivery of 50,000-plus Schneider Electric products, covering more than 80 electrical product categories.
by MSC Industrial
2.1.2016
2:59pm
After expanding its U.K. online presence with the acquisition of Cromwell last summer, Grainger now aims to grow its e-commerce offering to another major foreign industrial market.
2.1.2016
1:31pm
The late executive, who passed away last March at the age of 61, was honored for his contributions to the company and the impact he made amongst co-workers, suppliers, and customers.
by B&D Industrial
2.1.2016
10:42am
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The addition gains South Bend, IN-based Royal an offering of adhesively-bonded mechanical fastener systems for its global marine, defense, transportation, and assembly customers.
by Royal Adhesives
2.1.2016
10:32am
WESCO has added two of Ideal Power's power conversion systems to its distribution portfolio in markets including California, New York and Hawaii, where the energy storage opportunity complements its core PV solar business.
by Ideal Power
2.1.2016
10:11am
While it is important to effectively utilize new technology and social media, it is also important not to lose sight of the value that face-to-face interactions can provide, especially in this industry.
by Zach Brado, NetPlus Alliance Marketing Manager
2.1.2016
9:58am
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Enhancing visibility and safety for pilots, the low-profile, high-efficiency strobe light adds an infrared LED module with only a negligible increase in power consumption.
by Dialight
1.29.2016
1:03pm
Hear how industrial distributors Grainger and Maryland-based Cummins-Wagner were impacted from Jan. 23's blizzard that dropped 2 feet of snow over much of the region.
1.29.2016
12:53pm
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It's another earnings reporting season, and to no surprise, the fiscals of a handful of ID's largest Big 50 List companies – Grainger, WESCO, Airgas – dominated news over the past week.
1.29.2016
10:25am
Parker has narrowed its fiscal guidance and indicated its customers don’t expect strong sales improvement until the end of 2016 or into 2017.
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1.29.2016
9:35am
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Amazon's bottom line was hurt by its large investment into its business, as operating costs rose 20 percent during the quarter, in large part from higher operating costs of its fulfillment service.
by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer
1.29.2016
9:21am
Applied has revised its 2016 full-year outlook from a 5 to 7 percent sales decline to a 8 to 10 percent decline.
1.28.2016
1:38pm
Tech Air has now completed 17 add-on acquisitions since the start of 2011, including four in Texas during the last 18 months.
by Tech Air
1.28.2016
1:08pm
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Airgas' sales to customers in energy, chemical, manufacturing, and metal fabrication markets were all down year-over-year, offset by strength in non-residential construction.
1.28.2016
10:12am
Like with Fastenal and Grainger reporting before it, WESCO's earnings suffered from weakened market demand and the strong U.S. dollar.
1.28.2016
9:42am
The acquisition increases Memphis, TN-based nexAir’s liquid carbon dioxide and dry ice offerings to the Mid-South.
by nexAir
1.28.2016
9:35am
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Despite Amazon's recent purchase of a large fleet of truck trailers, several top U.S. trucking companies voiced that they aren't particularly concerned about the e-tailer eating up market share.
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1.27.2016
3:05pm
The addition of Rhode Island-based Bullard and Massachusetts-based Disston strengthens DPA's offering of grinding and cutting suppliers.
1.27.2016
11:30am
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